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BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
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BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014) vs Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014): 35 facts in comparison

1. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
2l
SRT Viper (2014): 8.4l
2.5l

2. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.5l/100 km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): 3.8l/100 km
7.6l/100 km

3. width

9mm narrower.
1.81m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m
1.82m

4. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
245hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
170hp

5. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
350Nm
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014): 747Nm
235Nm

6. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
250km/h
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 447km/h
198km/h

7. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
6s
Tesla Roadster: 1.9s
9.9s

8. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.2l/100 km
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 4l/100 km
10.1l/100 km

9. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.5l/100 km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): 3.5l/100 km
6.1l/100 km

10. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16
4

11. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
159g/km
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 104g/km
175g/km

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
60l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
65l

13. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
86% have it

14. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
39% have it

15. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
39% have it

16. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
58% have it

17. height

176mm shorter.
1.43m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.6m

18. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
16

19. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.81m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.75m

20. shorter length

166mm shorter length.
4.62m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.79m

21. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs
3yrs

22. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Kia Rondo Platinum (2014): 12yrs
5yrs

23. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): Unlimited km
57936km

24. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): Unlimited km
96561km

25. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i (2014)
53% have it

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